Studies related to Pulse Rate and Cannabis

Effects Of Acute Marijuana Smoking On Pulse Rate And Mood States In Women

Effect Increase
Trial Design Randomized trial
Trial Length 24 hours
Number of Subjects 28
Sex Female
Notes for this study:
In a double-blind, placebo-controlled crossover trial, 28 adult women acutely smoked 1.8% THC cannabis cigarettes or placebo cigarettes and were tested for 180 minutes after smoking. This was done during the follicular, luteal, and ovulatory phases of the menstrual cycle.

Pulse rate was increased notably during each phase, with no notable differences between them It was still modestly elevated at 180 minutes, but almost back to baseline. POMS confusion increased considerably with intoxication.